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Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Great place for a honeymoon. All-Inclusive with beautiful beachfront! Fun nightly entertainment. Nice variety of restaurants and buffet. We got VIP pool access and enjoyed a quiet space away from the noisy/crowded pool bar.

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1Thank Lynne R
Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We stayed at the Hotel from January 05 to January 19, 2015. The Hotel has very nice landscaping and is very attractive. The service is very good and friendly. The main restaurant provides a great selection of delicious food. The other four restaurants, "Krystal" Fusion,"Geisha" Japanese, Grill and steakhouse, "La Bámbola" Italian are nothing special. The sandy beach is very...

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1Thank Erfriedel
Reviewed 20 April 2015

A little fact that I would like to pass along: you are allowed access to all RIU resorts while you stay with them. They have over 4 resorts that you can dine drink and lounge. Just ask the front desk concierge and they will direct you. Believe me, you wont get lost. They are literally next to each other. They...

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4Thank Justmeadvising
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Very nice Hotel, Great beach area, lots of palm trees, Large selection at buffet. "Don't waist your time at the other 4 restaurants" It takes one and a half hour from start to finish and it's BAD! Horrible! To all the other reviewers that all ways have to find something to biitch about, They had an accent,room service,room temp,room style,room...

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10Thank Tony A
SI. New York
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Pros - large rooms with Balcony Accommodating staff We'll maintained grounds Cons - Fruit fly like bugs in the room and crawling on walls (after exterminator came we had less but not all gone) Mini fridge is is not working because it's inside a closet that prevents proper air ventilation thus,fixing it won't do anything and we had CHILDS MEDICINE...

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6Thank flafik
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We have just returned from a 2 week break at Riu Palace Bavaro. It was our first time in DR and we were not sure what to expect - From i initial check in until the friendly good bye we were very pleased with the service that we received from all of the staff. We particularly enjoyed the Cocktail bar...

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3Thank JelleyBoy
Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The hotel staff and restaurants were incredible. Everyone from housekeeping to bar staff were great. Rooms were cleaned twice a day and food was served on the resort frequently in fact 24/7. Drinks in the room for the mini bar and refrigerator were great. It wasn't top shelf liquor in the room but it still tasted great. Internet was slow...

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Hotel staff very unfriendly, probably the worst I've seen. Had loads of problems with the room and smells from the drains. Food, hard to pick the best meals. Although presentation was wonderful. It covered up how bad the food tasted. THE POOL TOWELS WERE NOT WASHED. THEY WERE JUST TUMBLE DRIED. Daily we had stained towels, blood, chocolate, ice cream,...

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11Thank Triptravellerlondon3
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I admit I wasn't sure what to expect when my husband and I booked this trip two months ago online. When we got there, it was amazing!! The room was nice, the grounds were beautiful and clean. The food and drinks were great! The beach area was clean and relaxing. The people there were friendly. It was so much better...

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4Thank SMH1001
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Great all inclusive for the money. Direct flights from pittsburgh make this an easy trip. The hotel set up is great plenty of room at the pool and the beach. Food was very good for an all inclusive. I have been to different resort groups in Mexico, Costa Rica , Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. The food here was on par...

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located on Arena Gorda Beach in Punta Cana * Inside the Riu Resort, along with the Riu Palace Punta Cana, Riu Palace Macao, Riu Naiboa hotels and the ClubHotel Riu Bambu * The Splash Water World will be opened from 1st November 2016 * 4-story building * Surrounded by 63,000 m2 / 75,000 sq. Yards of lush gardens * Complimentary sun loungers on the beach * 50 km / 31 miles from Higuey * 30 km / 19 miles from Punta Cana Intl. Airport ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro

Address: Playa de Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 74100, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $287 - $549 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro 4*
Number of rooms: 610
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Hotel Style:
#23 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#33 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#45 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#46 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#48 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Early risers ask for a room away from the entertainment area. It's gets pretty loud at night.”
SkiYaLater, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Buildings 5400 and 5500 for oceanfront were the best.”
poi_10, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The VIP rooms are very central to everything.”
wendyj62, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“VIP section is nicest but would avoid this hotel”
795tinaf, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get an elevated room away from the evening entertainment area.”
Drumbowie, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
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